Like the old masters

by Oliver Reeh
4/3/2020 – In the diagram position it's Black to play and win - but before you start thinking, please don't forget to take your watch off...

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In the third round of the Indian team championship Adhiban was forfeited for wearing a watch (!). Unperturbed, he bounced back and finished with an impressive score of 5.5/6, helping his team to win the event.


ChessBase Magazine Extra 194

CBM 194 Extra



Oliver Reeh has been working for ChessBase for many years as a translator and presenter of the internet show TV ChessBase, and he also looks after the tactics column in ChessBase Magazine, for which he has also been responsible as editor-in-chief since 2019. The International Master has contributed to the CB "MasterClass" series and is the author of the DVDs "Strike like the World Champions" and "Master Class Tactics - Train your combination skills!" Volumes 1 & 2. Oliver Reeh lives in Hamburg.


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